Veronica Mars: Season 1, Episode 9

Drinking the Kool-Aid (30 Nov. 2004)

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Against her father's wishes, Veronica infiltrates what she believes to be a cult in order to investigate a classmate's sudden change in personality. But after meeting the people in the cult, she begins feel like she is making a mistake. Meanwhile, her investigations into Abel Koontz's claims about her family continue. Written by Alex

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The episode title is a nod to the widely-used phrase "drinking the Kool-Aid," which refers generally to the act of buying wholeheartedly into a belief, preference, or idea, and specifically to the 1978 Jonestown cult suicides in Guyana, in which cult leader Jim Jones poisoned (or convinced to self-poison) over 900 of his followers with a mixture of grape Flavor Aid, Valium, chloral hydrate, and probably cyanide. See more »

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At the funeral, you can see that the passenger side door of Veronica's car was removed in both the shots from the driver's side, and in the background from the distance. See more »

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